Evelyn M's Design Blog

Outdoor Plastic Seating combines Traditional Victorian Shapes with Modern Colours

POLaRT DESIGNS began with a relentless wish to present Victorian style furniture in a manner that was relevant and alive to the world and in keeping with that wish they have expanded that desire to include outdoor plastic seating that combines traditional Victorian shapes with pops of modern colours. Bold, beautiful and very functional, what more could you ask for in outdoor seating?

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Shipping Container House by Zeilger Build rocks a Luxury Street Chic Aesthetic

Located 5 miles from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and designed by Todd Miller of Zeilger Build, this 6,000sqft 3-storey shipping container house is made from 31 new 20ft shipping containers and includes a study, home office, workshop, gym space and a sparkling saltwater pool, as well as four bedrooms and four bathrooms – all boasting a luxury street chic aesthetic.

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Outdoor Lighting for Outdoor Living


With the trend in interior and architectural design to extend the living portion of the home to the outdoors, it is no wonder that light designers everywhere are embracing the idea of producing outdoor lighting for outdoor living. The sky really is the limits as lamps are strung from treetops, floated on water, perched on a deck, sat amongst plants, or even turned into a planter or table.

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Gillie and Marc Dog and Rabbit Sculptures Represent Themselves

Gillie and Marc are a pair of Australian artists that not only collaborate on their art and sculptures but on their lives as well. The hybrid human/animal dog and rabbit sculptures represent themselves with Gillie being the rabbit and Marc being the dog. Whether dog or rabbit or other, all of Gillie and Marc’s sculptures are incredibly detailed, mixing just the right amount of traditional craftsmanship with whimsical portrayals.

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Evelyn M

We offer;

  • Interior Painting
  • Renovations
  • New Build Design
  • Millwork and Trim

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“I began my Interior Design career apprenticing with an architectural/engineering firm in Vancouver. I have my Associate of Interior Design from Douglas College; I spent an additional 3 years night school at BCIT studying building technology and 3 years night school at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. This combination of training gives me an all round approach to design from technical to creative and it is that all round approach that makes my design capabilities stand out.


 Over the past several years I have had the honour of writing design articles for the following publications;





Here are some of my original paintings in their forever homes;

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A selection of my fine art paintings can be viewed under the art gallery tab while a list of my fine art products as well as our custom furniture designs can be viewed under the products tab.